Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1658125
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMN
CountyCass
LocalityLeech Lake, Steamboat Bay near Anderson's Cove Resort
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLeech Lake
HUC8 Number07010102
HUC10 NameLeech Lake
HUC10 Number0701010205
HUC12 NameLeech Lake
HUC12 Number070101020507
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:36220
Author:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Date:2021
Title:Starry stonewort confirmed in Leech Lake
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Comments"A [Minnesota] DNR invasive species specialist confirmed starry stonewort throughout the marina, around and under docks and boats." https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/2021/07/19/starry-stonewort-confirmed-leech-lake
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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